10 Interesting Facts On The Mekong River

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The Mekong River, formerly known as the Mae Nam Khong, is one of the most important rivers in the world running across six major South-East Asian nations. It originates in the Tibetan Plateau, moves southeast into Yunnan Province in China, runs its course through multiple countries; including Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam; before finally … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About The Danube River

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The Danube River is one of the most important rivers in the world running across ten European nations. With a length of 2,850 km, it is the second longest river in Europe; and with an annual discharge of 7,130 cu m/s, it is also the second largest river in Europe. The word Danube comes from the Proto-Indo-European root dānu, … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About The Congo River

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The Congo River, formerly known as the Zaire, is one of the most important rivers in the world running across six major African nations. It originates in the equatorial highlands, flows the length of Africa’s largest rain forest, and drains into the Atlantic Ocean on the continent’s west coast. Congo is the second largest river … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About The Ganges River

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The Ganges, known primarily as Ganga in India, is a river that flows through India and Bangladesh. Formed by the confluence of the rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda, it is the longest river in India. The Ganges has played a tremendous role in the Indian civilization for more than two millennia supporting its population through its … Read more

Millau Viaduct | 10 Facts On The Tallest Bridge In The World

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  With a structural height of 343 m, Millau Viaduct is famous as the tallest bridge in the world. It is also renowned for its design, which was considered impossible to construct on its inception, and for being one of the greatest achievements in engineering. Designed by Michel Virlogeux and Norman Foster, Millau Viaduct was … Read more